Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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NOUS46 KEKA 182254

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Eureka CA
1205 PM PDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...Air Quality Advisory for portions of Humboldt County: Klamath
River Drainage (Orleans, Weitchpec Area) and Mad River drainage
(Ruth Lake, Dinsmore, Mad River and Forest Glen)...

Smoke levels in Northern Humboldt are forecast to be in the
Unhealthy to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups for periods throughout
the day and evening. these conditions could be problematic for those
with health conditions.

Smoke levels are expected to be good to moderate range for the
Weaverville, Lewiston and surrounding areas depending on activity
and proximity to the wildfires.

Smoke levels continue to be monitored. Updates will be provided as
conditions change.

Coastal areas of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties are forecast to see
patchy smoke and periods of higher altitude smoke depending on
weather conditions.

Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include:
Repeated coughing Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,
Wheezing Chest tightness or pain Palpitations, Nausea or unusual
fatigue and/or Lightheadiness.

If you have any of the symptoms listed above, contact your health
care provider. Please see the NCUAQMD`s General Public Service
Announcement for recommendations on limiting smoke exposure.

For 24 hour Air Quality Advisory Information, call the NCUAQMD`s
hotline toll-free at 1-866BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the
website at

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